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A Mentoring Program for University of Bern Students Studying Abroad

Are you going abroad and are interested in developing your intercultural learning and intercultural communication skills?

MILSA is a mentoring program that will support you in your intercultural learning process before, during and after your study abroad.

MILSA will

  • Help you to facilitate your intercultural learning
  • Help you to voice expectations about your study abroad
  • Encourage you to reflect on your personal role and experiences and to develop cultural self-awareness in conversation with the mentor, with your peers and by writing blog contributions
  • Support you in your social and cultural negotiation with the host country
  • Help you to practice talking about the study abroad experience in view of your future professional life

MILSA is a collaborative project of the University of Bern and the University of Technology Sydney. It is supported by the Mercator Foundation Switzerland. 


31.08.2017: MILSA @ EAIE

The project team will be presenting a poster at the annual EAIE conference, this year in Sevilla. 
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17.08.2017: Thank you!

The MILSA mentoring 2016/2017 has successfully finished. Congratulations and a big thank you to all the participants!